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Salary: £34,723 - £38,296 (Grade I)
Location: 3 Spilman Street
Region: Carmarthen
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Place and Infrastructure
Category: Environmental
Closing Date: 06/13/2023
Date Posted: 05/23/2023
Reference: 033190


Welcome to Carmarthenshire ‐ one of the most beautiful and vibrant counties in Wales. Our stunning coastline, well-wooded river valleys, and remote uplands areas support a huge diversity of wildlife and are easy to explore. And our friendly communities, excellent standards in education, and good transport links, all help to make Carmarthenshire a great place to live and work. Come and join us! 

We have excellent rates of pay and a highly rated pension scheme, generous holiday, maternity, and paternity allowances and most importantly a caring, approachable, and supportive workforce. 

To meet the demand across the Council for ecological advice, and to support the Council in delivering its Section 6 Environment (Wales) Act 2016 duty, we are now recruiting a second Project Ecologists post.

This post will be based in our Place and Sustainability Division, it is a permanent appointment.

Your principal work will be advising colleagues across the organisation (e.g.  in Housing, Education etc.) as to how their plans, projects and working practices must be carried out to comply with wildlife legislation and policy. 

Your work will evidence how the Council is addressing its Section 6 Environment (Wales) Act 2016 duty.  We are looking for a person with experience of obtaining and managing European Protected Species Licences. 

You will play a major role in designing, communicating, and overseeing the delivery of practical, cost effective, and sometimes innovative solutions to the provision of net benefit for biodiversity alongside development. 

The post will be based in the Rural Conservation Section, in the Council’s Place and Sustainability Division.  

You will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team which covers ecology, landscape biodiversity trees, woodland, and common land.

You will need a good level of conversational Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Rosie Carmichael at or Isabel Macho at

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Contact 1
Contact Name: Isabel Macho
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Contact 2
Contact Name: Rosie Carmichael
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